In the News
Man Ticketed For Trying To Trade Gator For Beer
(Dec 20, 2013) The man trapped the 4-foot-long gator at a nearby park and brought it to the store where he proposed to trade the animal for a 12-pack of beer.
US Says Germ-Killing Soap Could Pose Health Risks
(Dec 20, 2013) The federal ruling on triclosan and other antibacterial ingredients lends new support to longstanding warnings from scientists who say the chemicals can interfere with hormone levels.
Farmers Clash With Police In Greece
(Dec 20, 2013) They hurled oranges at riot police and battered the shields police were holding with traditional shepherds' walking sticks.
ADM Stays In Illinois Despite Lack Of Tax Breaks
(Dec 20, 2013) ADM's announcement to stay in Illinois likely will give ammunition to both sides over whether states should play ball when companies make demands
China Promises To Promote US Beef Imports
(Dec 20, 2013) Beijing banned U.S. beef in 2003 due to fears of mad cow disease. It has promised in recent years to ease those restrictions but effectively maintained its ban.
Indictments Allege Conspiracy To Steal Corn Seed
(Dec 20, 2013) The indictment alleges the men conspired to steal patented seed developed by DuPont Pioneer and Monsanto and ship it to China.
China Rejects 545,000 Tons Of Corn From US
(Dec 20, 2013) In a statement, the agency called on U.S. authorities to strengthen controls on corn exports to ensure unapproved strains are not sent to China.